One dead, 2 injured in two vehicle wreck in Vidalia

Published 11:04 am Friday, May 7, 2021

VIDALIA — One died and two were injured in a two-vehicle wreck on U.S. 84 in Vidalia on Thursday evening, Vidalia Police Chief Joey Merrill said.

A single passenger in Ford F-250 collided with Nissan Maxima carrying two people in the westbound lane in front of the Concordia Parish Sheriff’s Office at approximately 7 p.m. Thursday, Merrill said.

The driver of the Ford F-250 was transported to the hospital and the driver of the Nissan Maxima succumbed to their injuries.

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Merrill said the passenger in the Nissan was treated and released at the scene.

“Toxicology reports are pending and this accident is still under investigation by the Vidalia Police Department,” Merrill said.

This story will be updated with more information.